Obituaries » Patricia Paulene Thomas
November 16, 1941 - October 1, 2017
Patricia Paulene Thomas, age 75, was called into the presence of the Lord at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home
Patricia was born November 16, 1941 in Lima to the late Walter Joseph Bruns and Edith May (Disman) Bruns – Golden. In October 1958 she married Cecil Joseph Thomas who preceded her in death in April 1983.
Patricia was a homemaker and a dedicated member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church where she enjoyed bible study and participating in RCIA, sponsoring new members coming into the church. She was a member of Christ Renews His People (CHIRP). Patricia loved the Lord and enjoyed witnessing her faith to others. She was a lifetime member of the NRA and was a 2006 graduate of the Citizens Law Enforcement Academy. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She is survived by three children, Juanita (Rick) Goins, Barry Thomas and Robert Thomas all of Lima; eight grandchildren, Allen Thomas, Jamey (Nailah) Thomas, Shane Goins, Kayla Goins, Kenya Goins, Alexus Moenae White, Jodie Thomas and Angelica Thomas; fifteen great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Janet Bruns of Lima and Tamie Marie Bruns of Cridersville and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by brothers, Joseph Bruns and Carl Bruns; sisters, Rosie Bruns, Becky Bruns, Frances Bruns and a Great-granddaughter, Monae Miluv Curtis.
Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Father Stephen Blum will officiate the service. Burial will follow in St. Matthews Cemetery, Cridersville.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 5, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com